Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Men’s Basketball Downs Columbia-Greene

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, February 16, 2006

Hudson Valley Community College (17-10) raced out to a 20-3 lead and never trailed in an 84-44 win over Columbia-Greene Community College (5-17) in men’s basketball action tonight in Troy.

Sophomore forward Allan Dickson (Troy/Troy High School) hit six three-point baskets en route to 30 points to lead the Vikings. He also finished with 13 rebounds, four steals and three blocked shots.

Sophomore guard J.R. Battle (Binghamton/Binghamton High School) added 16 points and six assists for Hudson Valley and sophomore guard Dane Samuels (New City/Clarkstown North High School) contributed 14 points and six assists.

Columbia-Greene was led by Larry Farrell’s (Athens) 12 points.

Hudson Valley will return to action at 7 pm on Monday, February 20 against Corning Community College in Troy.

Columbia-Greene (44): Darin Jenkins 2-1-6, Josh Jenkins 3-0-6, Ray Coxon 2-3-7, Steven Edwards 5-1-11, Larry Farrell 5-2-12, Brad Massa 1-0-2, Totals: 18-7-44.

Hudson Valley (84): Simon Clement 1-0-2, J.R. Battle 7-0-16., Dane Samuels 6-2-14, Michael Canape 3-1-7, Allan Dickson 11-2-30, Kevin Goutos 2-1-5, Khylan Hunt 2-1-5, Larry Tape 1-3-5, Totals: 33-10-84.

Three-point goals: Columbia-Greene 1 (Darin Jenkins); Hudson Valley 8 (Dickson 6, Battle 2).

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 46-21.